Shipping food sustainably by mail is now made easy with northbox recyclable insulated containers. This revolutionary cooler box is custom-designed for temperature-sensitive products such as ready-to-cook & ready-to-eat meal kits, cold-pressed juice, online groceries and much more.
Cascades Inc. a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, is proud to have received a Food Innovation Award from the Food Processing Council of Quebec, in the Packaging category, for its northbox product, a new recyclable, insulated box. The northbox is an isothermal container made entirely of recycled materials, that is ideal for shipping temperature-sensitive products by mail. It was designed with the objective of being recyclable at the end of its lifecycle—a first in North America. With its thermal performance and eco-friendly features, northbox meets the needs of high-growth markets, notably e-commerce, for prepared and ready-to-cook meals. For the 2017 contest, a Packaging category was added for the first time and included evaluation criteria such as technological innovation, product conservation and sustainable development. The prize awarded to Cascades recognizes the company's continuous efforts to develop innovative packaging solutions.This packaging solution was developed entirely by Cascades in collaboration with our customers, which made it possible to meet their specific needs in a high‑growth market.